We do not anticipate the accreditation of intensive care terms to be affected. The College will continue to monitor the situation in consultation with our units.
At this stage, it is too early to make an absolute ruling on this. As more information comes to hand, the College will let candidates know the specific details of the next oral component as soon as possible. We would advise you contact the College to discuss your individual circumstance at that point.
As above. We would advise you contact the College to discuss your individual circumstance at that point.
Yes. Trainees who are planning to start transition training in 2021 may get pre-approval in 2020.
The College would individually assess these cases and take into account what training requirements have been completed, including the outcome of completed ITERS, status of the Formal Project, courses, OCEs, WCAs etc.
If a trainee has completed at least 10 weeks uninterrupted by any type of leave, this can be counted for three months of accredited time (satisfactory ITER needed).
Any variation to this will need to be individually assessed as the Censor will take into account previous terms completed in the same discipline, the institution it was completed at and the trainee’s performance during this time.
We do suggest you contact the College to discuss your individual circumstances.
This has been explored and given consideration and as it currently stands, this is not logistically possible and would compromise the integrity of the exam. Video conducted exams will not be introduced in 2020. We will, however, continue to explore this option for the future.